Banking and Finance, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 19350
    Tuition (Year)
    11000
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The modules are underpinned by the latest research and best practice, having been designed to equip you with up-to-date and relevant knowledge across a number of areas, including banking, finance and research methods.

The range of optional modules on the programme will enable you to specialise in areas of economics, banking and finance that best suit your career ambitions and interests.

Core study areas include financial economics, the financial system, research communication, research methods, asset management and derivatives, corporate finance, banking and financial markets, and further quantitative techniques.

Accreditation

Triple accredited business school (AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS)

The School of Business and Economics is one of less than 1% of business schools in the world to have achieved accreditation from all three major international accrediting bodies: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the Association of MBAs (AMBA), and EQUIS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

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Programme Structure

Semester 1

Compulsory modules

  • Financial Economics
  • Economic Data Analysis
  • The Financial System
  • Research Communication (two-semester module)

Optional modules (choose one)

  • Introduction to Measure Theory and Martingales
  • Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets
  • Economics of Firms and Markets
  • Stochastic Models in Finance

Semester 2

Core modules

  • Risk Management and Derivatives and/or Corporate Finance
  • Banking and Financial Markets
  • Applied Financial Econometrics
  • Research Communication (two-semester module)

Optional modules (choose one)

  • Applied Banking and Financial Modelling
  • Stochastic Calculus and Theory of Stochastic Pricing
  • International Money and Finance

Summer period

Students satisfy the research requirement by examined participation in research seminars. Subject to special conditions, students may submit a dissertation instead.

Detailed Programme Facts

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      • There is no deadline for this start date.

      Dates reflect the university's timezone.

  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Full-time

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Academic Requirements

Upper second-class honours (2:1) degree or equivalent overseas qualifications in a subject which has a quantitative element. Good (2:1) grades in quantitative modules are required. Some previous economics is recommended.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 19350 International
  • GBP 11000 EEA
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Funding

A number of scholarships and bursaries are available (dependent on eligibility):

  • Student loans for master's degrees
  • Department-specific bursaries
  • Scholarships
  • Professional and Career Development Loans
  • External charities and trusts
  • Studentships
  • Research Council funding

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